Photo: Grand Tour


Grand Tour

Boat Tour
2 hr. 30 min.


June 15 - August 21: Monday, Wednesday, Friday
August 23 - September 11: Sunday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday
Minimum # of paying passengers for tour to go is 4.
Ticket Availability


Tour Description

Discover the wonders and beauty of Voyageurs National Park. The captain will navigate Rainy Lake in search of active eagle nests, abundant wildlife, and a historic commercial fishing camp. This tour includes a stop at Little American Island (1/4 mile accessible walk) where gold was discovered in the 1890s. Tour runs from 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm.

Tour Details

  • Duration: 2 hr. 30 min.
  • Distance: 20 miles
  • Number of Steps: 0
  • Accessible: Yes
  • Effort: Easy

Know Before You Go

Check in for tour 30 minutes prior to departure. No smoking. Food is not allowed, but water may be brought or purchased on the boat. There is a restroom aboard the boat. Jackets and sunscreen are recommended.


Wheelchair accessible.


Water available for purchase, upper non-enclosed deck and lower enclosed deck.


From International Falls, MN, take Highway 11 east 11 miles to the Rainy Lake Visitor Center entrance sign. Once at the entrance sign turn right onto the entrance road and travel 1.5 miles to the visitor center. The boat is located on the dock below the center.

Note: Some Tours may be available only from the Tour Park on a first-come-first-served basis. Arrival dates earlier than the online-reservation-window may also be available at the Tour Park.
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